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Timket Ethiopian Epiphany January 19

The  greatest festival of the year falling on 19 January. It commemorates Christ's baptism by Saint John in the Jordan River. Best place to witness Ethiopian Epiphany festival: Gondar, Lalibela, Axum, Addis Ababa and Bahir Dar.

Celebrate Timket ( Ethiopian Epiphany ) in Addis

Duration: 3 - 10 days
Package Title: Celebrate Timket in Addis

Tour code: My.T.T 099
Transport: Surface

Celebrate Timket (Ethiopian Epiphany) in Gondar from January 15 - 27 

Duration: 14 days
Package Title: Celebrate Timket in Addis
Tour code: My.T.T 105
Transport: Surface

Day 01 (Jan 15): Arrival – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Arrivals at Bole international Air port Meet and Greet service will be  served  by Myseru tour managers and    be transferred to your hotel. City tour in Addis Ababa depends on the gust's arrival time, if the arrival time is in early hours there will city tour or it will be at the end of the tour.
Overnight - Hotel Addis Ababa.

Day 02 (Jan 16): Addis Ababa- Bahir Dar
Leave Addis Ababa and drive north passing by Mt. Entoto through the Sululta plain, visiting the monastery of Debre Libanos and the so-called Portuguese Bridge. Then, proceed to the spectacular scenery of the Blue Nile Gorge, where you stop for your picnic lunch and proceed to Bahar Dar.
Overnight - Hotel – Bahir Dar

Day 03 (Jan 17): Bahir Dar
After an early breakfast, drive to the mighty Blue Nile falls, commonly known as "Tiss Isat". Upon return, make a sightseeing tour of Bahar Dar. After lunch, you will have boat excursion on Lake Tana, to visit the ancient monasteries on the lake.
Overnight Hotel - Bahir Dar.

Day 04 (Jan 18): Bahir Dar – Gondar
Attend the beginning of the colorful Timket procession from one of the 44 churches and accompany the replica of the arc of the covenant to the famous King Fasil bath for Timket celebrations.
Overnight Hotel - Gondar

Day05 (Janx19): Gondar

Enjoy the colorful Timket festival where thousands of people gather at the center of Gondar wearing colorful chanting dresses and the people wearing traditional Gondar cloth as in the Afternoon enjoy some of the sight seeing  in Gondar with the dramatic celebration of the fest.
Overnight Hotel Gondar

Day 06(Jan 20): Gondar- Axum
After an early breakfast drive north of Gondar through the chains of the Semien Mountains and the Tekeze River Valley to the ancient town of Axum.
Overnight Hotel Axum

Day 07 (Jan 21): Axum
Have a full day city tour in Axum town. Here you will visit stale tombs, which is considered to be probably the oldest monolithic stand in the world, the church compound of St. Mary of Zion, which is the seat of the true Moose's Ark of the covenant, the Queen of Sheba's palace, King Kaleb's and Gebremeskel's palace and tombs, and Archeological Museum.
Overnight Hotel Axum

Day 08(Jan 22) Axum- Mekelle 
Leave Axum and drive to the 5th century BC sites of Yeha and Debre Damo monastery and proceed to Mekele.
 Overnight Hotel  Mekele

Day 09 (Jan 23): Mekelle – Lalibela 
After breakfast, leave Mekele and drive through Ambalage chains of mountains, and proceed to the 12th century legendary town of Lalibella. Overnight Hotel Lalibela

Day 10(Jan 24): Lalibela
 Visit of the monolithic rock-hew churches in Lalibella town, dating back to the 12th century and which is considered to be the 8th wonders of the world and have optional excursion to visit some of the rock hewn churches around Lalibella town built prior to the churches in the town. In addition to the architecture of the churches, here you will admire the panoramic view of the town with the surrounding beautiful sceneries.
Overnight hotel – Lalibela

Day11( Jan 25): Lalibela- Kombolcha 
Depart Lalibella town to Kombolcha. Visit Hike Istifanos monastery. Overnight Hotel – Kombolcha 

Day12 (Jan 26) Kombolcha - Addiss Ababa
Depart Kombolcha to Addis Ababa. Here you are cloth to the land occupied by the Afar shepherds, a semi-nomadic people who live mainly in the deserts of Denakil depression. You will encounter them on the road with their caravans of camels. Also in Senbete village, ifyour trip is on   Sunday, there is an interesting market where the Afar, Oromo and Amhara people congregate for marketing.
Overnight Hotel – Addis

Day 13 (Jan 27):  Leisure in Addis Simple City tour
Sightseeing tour in Addis and Shopping, At today evening welfare dinner party with national music and dancing, and transfer to Bole International Airport for your flight back home.

7- 14 Days/ Celebrate Timket (Ethiopian Epiphany) in Lalibela

Duration: 7 - 14 days
Package Title: Celebrate Timket in Lalibela

Tour code: My.T.T 105
Transport: Surface

Day 01: Jan 12 Arrival in Addis Ababa
Day 02: Jan 13 Addis Ababa - Bahir Dar.
Day 03: Jan 14 Bahir Dar - Gondar.
Day 04: Jan 15 Gondar - Axum
Day 05: Jan 16 Axum - Lalibella
Day 06: Jan 17 - Jan 19 attend Timket festival and visit rock hewn church in Lalibela
Day 07: Jan 20 Lalibela - Addis Ababa and departure.         Book / Customize